Family of teen who hanged herself in jail cell sues Manitoba Child and Family Services – CBC

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‘Gracie’ Daniels, 16, was in CFS care when she died in correctional centre Oct. 2, 2013

Oct 07, 2015

The family of a troubled girl who was under the care of Child and Family Services when she hanged herself from a ceiling vent at the Brandon Correctional Centre is suing the province and Dakota Ojibway CFS.

Roberta Grace Daniels, who was Gracie to her family, was 16 when she died Oct. 2, 2013.

An inquest in her death, mandated when a person in custody dies, was ordered in August 2014.

The order says the girl had a history of attempting to commit suicide. It’s not clear why she was in care.

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